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Soccer fans wearing Brazilian flags arrive at Santa Cruz Stadium in Ribeirao Prato, Brazil, to watch France's national team practice for the World Cup.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCK FIFE / AFP/Getty Images

A protestor in a Batman costume demonstrates in Rio de Janeiro as the World Cup gets underway.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joe Raedle / Getty Images

Martin Kaymer of Germany misses birdie on the 17th hole during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament in Pinehurst, N.C.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chuck Burton / Associated Press

Jennifer Lopez will release her new album "A.K.A." later this month.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Two people sustained non-life-threatening injuries when a Metro Expo Line train collided with a car in downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Bicyclists get into the spirit of the 11th annual World Naked Bike Ride in Portland, Ore.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Hot air balloons light up during the 26th annual Thurston Classic Night Glow event at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Colwell / Erie Times-News

NASA image of a significant solar flare erupting.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASA

A volunteer crew member climbs the mast of the replica of the French frigate Hermione during training in Rochefort, France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: XAVIER LEOTY / AFP/Getty Images

A Palestinian protester runs from tear gas fired by Israeli soldiers during clashes over the Jewish settlement of Qadomem, West Bank.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALAA BADARNEH / EPA

Villagers lead donkeys carrying ballot boxes and other election materials to polling stations not accessible by road along a path in the Shotul district of Afghanistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WAKIL KOHSAR / AFP/Getty Images

Two Tengananese men fight using thorny pandanus leaves in Bali, Indonesia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Putu Sayoga / Getty Images AsiaPac

Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo waves during a campaign rally in Cilacap, Indonesia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tatan Syuflana / Associated Press

A Balinese artist enjoys the opening of the 36th Bali International Arts Festival in Denpasar, Indonesia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Agung Parameswara / Getty Images

Los Angeles Kings hockey fans at L.A. Live in downtown L.A. react to the Kings losing to the Rangers 2-1 on Wednesday in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs series. The Kings were looking for a sweep over New York Rangers but instead lead three games to one. Game 5 is in Los Angeles on Friday night.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

The L.A. Kings' Kyle Clifford and New York Rangers' Brian Boyle collide with lineman Derek Amell in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final at Madison Square Garden in New York on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Refugees fleeing from Mosul head to the self-ruled northern Kurdish region in Irbil, Iraq, 217 miles north of Baghdad, on Thursday. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the Al Qaeda breakaway group, on Monday and Tuesday took over much of Mosul. An estimated half a million residents fled.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Burned Iraqi army armored vehicles are seen left on a street of the northern city of Mosul on Thursday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Robert Perkins works at the "Sunset Overdrive" game at Xbox during E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, which took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Cheryl A. Guerrero / Los Angeles Times

An aerial bomb is detonated in a railway area in Leipzig, Germany. A bomb disposal team demolished the American aircraft bomb, which was discovered during construction work at the old post station.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jan Woitas / DPA

Rescuers try to move a car trapped on a flooded street in Qinzhou, southwest China's Guangxi province on Wednesday. Strong storms hit areas of the Guangxi region, leaving Qinzhou heavily flooded, local media reported.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / AFP

Rubble covers the street following an alleged airstrike by a Syrian army helicopter in the northern city of Aleppo on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Zein Al-Rifai / AFP

Aerial view of a land art installation by Lublin artist Jaroslaw Koziara showing the sun at the airport in Swidnik, eastern Poland. It was created by plowing the land in suitable shapes and planting appropriate plants.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wojciech Pacewicz / PAP

A woman walks through the Tiergarten amid the rays of the morning sun in Berlin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Maja Hitij / DPA

Teams play soccer under the lights in the Ondina suburb of Salvador de Bahia, Brazil. The 2014 FIFA World Cup begins Thursday in Rio de Janeiro.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GUILLAUME HORCAJUELO / EPA

A Yemeni boy elevates for a bicycle kick during a soccer game in the capital, Sana.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED HUWAIS / AFP/Getty Images

Ian Poulter of England plays a bunker shot during a practice round prior to the 114th U.S. Open at Pinehurst Resort and Country Club in North Carolina.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ross Kinnaird / Getty Images

New York Yankees fan Taylor Pulliam wears makeup to show his support of the team before a game between the Yankees and Seattle Mariners in Seattle.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ted S. Warren / Associated Press

The pack rides during the fourth stage of the 66th Dauphine Criterium cycling race in Gap, France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LIONEL BONAVENTURE / AFP/Getty Images

Swiss swordsmen Peer Borsky, bottom, and Max Heinzer celebrate after defeating Ukraine in the semifinals of the men's epee team competition at the European Fencing Championships in Strasbourg, France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK SEEGER / EPA

A man plays with a ball at sunset in Berlin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: INGA KJER / AFP/Getty Images

A candlelight vigil was held at Walt Morey Middle School in Troutdale, Ore., for Emilio Hoffman, who died in a shooting at Reynolds High School. The suspect is believed to have killed himself. A teacher was wounded.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stephanie Yao Long / The Oregonian

Los Angeles middle-school student Julia Macias, 13, left, a plaintiff in the lawsuit against California's teacher job protections, is joined by her father Joe, sister Lucy and mother Evelyn at a news conference held by the plaintiffs in Vergara vs. California. Teacher unions are criticizing a judge's decision in the case to overturn a California law that protects teachers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

A demonstrator draped in a Spanish Second Republic flag and surrounded by police protests against the monarchy near parliament in Madrid as Spain's deputies vote on a bill that would allow the abdication of King Juan Carlos and his son Felipe to ascend to the thrown. Both the ruling Popular Party and opposition Socialists back Felipe's succession.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GERARD JULIEN / AFP/Getty Images

Chilean students clash with riot police during a protest against the government's education reform in Santiago.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CLAUDIO REYES / AFP/Getty Images

Iraqi families fleeing violence in Nineveh province gather at a Kurdish checkpoint in Aski Kalak. Al Qaeda-linked extremists have seized the northern province and its capital, Mosul, the country's second-largest city, in a major blow to authorities, who appear incapable of stopping the militants' advances.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAFIN HAMED / AFP/Getty Images

A member of a Chinese honor guard stretches his leg as he and his unit prepare for an official welcoming ceremony for visiting Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Wong / Associated Press

Lightning flashes in the sky over wind turbines in Algermissen, Germany. Violent thunderstorms were reported in parts of western Germany, killing six people and causing property damage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JULIA STRATENSCHULTE / EPA

Los Angeles police officers take a man into custody after he led them on a high-speed chase on several freeways before roaming around a North Hollywood neighborhood with an assault rifle and barricading himself inside a home in the 11000 block of Hartsook Street on June 9.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times

Students evacuate Oakwood School in North Hollywood after reports of an armed man in the area Monday. A man was later taken into custody.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Los Angeles Times

Gaetsno Mastropasqua hugs his daughter in North Hollywood after she was evacuated from Oakwood School. A man with a rifle had barricaded himself inside a nearby home.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

At L.A. City Hall on Monday, B. J. Hawke, an Army veteran looking for a job, takes a selfie with L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti after the announcement of the "10,000 Strong'" Veterans Hiring Initiative, which seeks to employ 10,000 local veterans by 2017.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

L.A. Kings defenseman Drew Doughty looks up from the ice as N.Y. Rangers center Brian Boyle stumbles past him during Game 3 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final at New York's Madison Square Garden.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

L.A. Kings fans react outside Staples Center after their team scores against the N.Y. Rangers during Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Virginia head coach Brian O'Connor gets doused with water by Virginia's Branden Cogswell after the school defeated Maryland 11-2 to win the NCAA Super Regional baseball game in Charlottesville, Va., on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Steve Helber / Associated Press

A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer stands with David Ross' K9 partner, Danny, at a regimental funeral June 10 in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. The officers, David Ross, Douglas Larche and Fabrice Gevaudan, were gunned down June 4 after responding to a report of an armed man in a residential neighborhood in the northwest area of Moncton.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Vaughan / The Canadian Press

Cheri Rasmussen, left, embraces Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lt. Roxanne McDaris after a vigil near CiCi's Pizza on June 9 in Las Vegas. The vigil was held to honor two Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officers and a bystander who were killed June 8 at a strip mall.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Locher / Associated Press

A time exposure image shows a man surfing on the Eisbach River in Munich, Germany, on June 10.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NICOLAS ARMER / DPA

Lightning bolts illuminate the sky as they strike near high-voltage power lines in Sehnde, near Hanover, northern Germany, early June 10. Thunderstorms with heavy rains and hail were passing over parts of Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE / dpa

Colorful figures of German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) stand on the campus of the Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany, on June 10. German artist Ottmar Hoerl created the sculptures in four colors. The 400 figures will be on display on the campus from June 11 to July 20.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROLAND HOLSCHNEIDER / DPA

Parade participants dance beneath a giant rainbow flag on Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood during Sunday's L.A. Pride Parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

The crowd at L.A. Pride in West Hollywood dance to Jennifer Hudson as West Hollywood hosts one of the biggest LGBT celebrations in the world.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

Riot police stand guard during a demonstration by striking subway workers in São Paulo, Brazil. Metro's workers are demanding a 12.2% salary raise. The 5-day-old strike has already caused massive traffic jams in Brazil's largest city as its new stadium prepares to welcome more than 60,000 soccer fans for Thursday's Brazil-Croatia World Cup game.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NELSON ALMEIDA / AFP/Getty Images

A descendant of Comanche Indian soldiers prays on Utah Beach in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France. 14 Comanche code talkers landed on June 6,1944 in Utah Beach with the 4th U.S. Infantry Division. They used the Comanche language to transmit messages that could not be understood by the German occupiers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP/Getty Images

People take photos of a wooden panel covered in graffiti on the Pont des Arts bridge over the Seine river in Paris. Thousands of "locks of love" attached to the footbridge caused part of the railing to collapse, forcing an evacuation on Sunday, and temporarily replaced by a wooden board. Thousands of lovers from across the world visit the Pont des Arts every year and seal their love by attaching a lock carrying their names to its railing and throwing the key in the Seine.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JACQUES DEMARTHON / AFP

A photo taken with an ultra-wide angle lens of two men jumping into the waters of the Ammersee lake in Utting, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARC MUELLER / EPA

Thousands gather to watch as the image of the Virgin of El Rocio comes out of the sanctuary at Almonte in southern Spain.The Rocio Pilgrimage is one of the most important traditions in the region, attracting thousands from across Andalucia and the entire country.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RAUL CARO / EPA

Israelis listen to live music during Israel's first Midburn festival, modeled after the popular Burning Man festival held annually in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, in the desert near the Israeli kibbutz of Sde Boker. Some 3,000 people set up a colorful encampment in the dusty moonscape, swinging from hoops by day and burning giant wooden sculptures by night.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oded Balilty / Associated Press

Afghan security official stands guard near a burning NATO supply truck after a suicide bomb blast that targeted a police compound in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. One policeman was killed, another wounded and 25 cars were burned.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GHULAMULLAH HABIBI / EPA

Indian army personnel and firefighters try to douse flames after a major fire broke out Monday in a scrap heap in Jammu, India. No casualties have been reported so far in the incident, according to officials.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAIPAL SINGH / EPA

A Muslim bride takes part in a mass marriage ceremony in Bhopal, India, where more than 54 Muslim couples tied the nuptial knot. Some communities undertake the responsibility of arranging mass marriages for couples belonging to the financially weaker strata of society.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJEEV GUPTA / EPA

A total of 505 pregnant women practice yoga as they attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest prenatal yoga class, in Changsha, China.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

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Shotul, Afghanistan: Villagers lead donkeys carrying ballot boxes and other election materials to polling stations not accessible by road along a path in the Shotul district of Panjshir province.

Irbil, Iraq: Refugees fleeing from Mosul head to the self-ruled northern Kurdish region in Irbil north of Baghdad. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the Al Qaeda breakaway group, on Monday and Tuesday took over much of Mosul in Iraq and then swept into the city of Tikrit farther south. An estimated half a million residents fled Mosul, an economically important city

Aleppo, Syria: Rubble covers the street following an alleged airstrike by a Syrian army helicopter in the northern city of Aleppo.

Portland, Ore.: Cyclists pose for a “selfie” as they joined thousands of bicyclists at Normandale Park  for the 11th annual World Naked Bike Ride, which is the largest ride of its kind. More photos

Moncton, Canada: A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer stands with David Ross’ K9 partner, Danny, at the Moncton Coliseum for a regimental funeral. Constables David Ross, Douglas Larche and Fabrice Gevaudan were gunned down last Wednesday after responding to a report of a man with firearms in a Moncton neighborhood.

Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France: A descendant of Comanche Indian soldiers prays on Utah Beach, where 14 Comanche code talkers landed on June 6,1944, with the 4th U.S. Infantry Division.

Pinehurst, N.C.: Martin Kaymer of Germany reacts to his missed birdie on the 17th hole during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament.

Los Angeles: Kings fans react to the team’s loss to the New York Rangers, 2-1, in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final series. The Kings were looking for a sweep but instead will play Game 5 in Los Angeles on Friday night. More photos

West Hollywood: Thousands line Santa Monica Boulevard for the L.A. Pride Parade. The event featured 130 entrants, including grocery stores, banks, politicians, television news stations and advocacy groups. More photos

Add stops in Germany, Spain, France, Indonesia and the West Bank to round out the report.

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